Steven Brown
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Associate Professor
PC 308
(905) 525-9140 ext. 23892
(905) 529-6225
Steven Brown is the director of the NeuroArts Lab in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and associated with the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind and the LIVE Lab. The lab is devoted to developing a holistic understanding of the neural, cognitive and evolutionary foundations of the arts, creativity, and aesthetics, including: music, dance, the dramatic arts, the visual arts. A unique evolutionary focus of the lab is a revival of comparative musicology studies, including an exploration of the geography and cultural evolution of world musical styles.
Neuroscience of the arts and vocalization, narrative models of cognition, cross-cultural analysis of music
What pre-requisites do you look for when evaluating a potential thesis student?

Mark of at least 10 (A)  in PNB 2XB3, Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology (or Psych 2F03, Fundamentals of Neuroscience), plus a strong background in biology, physics, or chemistry.

What information are you going to want from a student who is interested in working in your lab?

Please see the "Note to students" on the my  lab homepage and provide the requested information.


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